February, 2018. Peakstone served as exclusive M&A advisor to Erehwon Mountain Outfitter in connection with the Company’s sale to Camping World Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CWH). Founded in 1972 in Chicago and now based in Arlington Heights, Erehwon is a top source of outdoor clothing and gear in the Midwest with locations throughout Chicagoland and a flagship location in the Milwaukee area. The acquisition of Erehwon is further progression in Camping World’s commitment to an omni-channel approach to penetrating the outdoor lifestyle market.
With the Erehwon sale, Peakstone continues to demonstrate its ability to attract large public companies to partner with its middle market clients. These deals require the ability to identify a compelling strategic rationale, access the right people at the buyer, and effectively negotiate through all phases of a transaction. In the past 12 months, Peakstone has advised on the sale of seven businesses to multi-billion dollar public companies
“Over the past several years, Peakstone has served as a trusted strategic advisor to Erehwon,” noted Rudi Mayer, owner of Erehwon Mountain Outfitter. “Their deep understanding of our business and strategic objectives helped facilitate an efficient transaction that resulted in a great outcome for Erehwon and its valued employees.”
“Erehwon has a history of being a top player in the outdoor market since 1972. This acquisition strengthens Camping World Holding’s efforts to build a seamless approach to the outdoor lifestyle market and further positions the company to expand the reach and product offerings of our e-commerce business.” said Marcus Lemonis, Chairman of Camping World Holdings.
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Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
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